rancis Bevern, (name changed to protect patient identity) had to stop wearing her wedding ring.  Even though her husband had died a few years back, she wanted to keep wearing the ring as a reminder of their relationship.  But taking off the band was a...

Available now at a hospital near you: Customer-friendly VIP services once reserved for luxury hotels. At Broward Health Medical Center in Fort Lauderdale, a full staff of patient service representatives is at your beck and call, ready to hail a cab for a family member's shopping...

The U. S. Department of Labor issued new rules Tuesday that mandate home health care agencies pay their workers the minimum wage and receive overtime pay starting in 2015. "Almost 2 million home care workers are doing critical work, providing services to people with disabilities and...

South Florida boomers and newly retired seniors aren't looking to make friends or explore new interests the way their parents did. They aren't going to AARP chapters, joining fraternal groups, checking fliers in the condo clubhouse or playing bingo at the local senior center. Instead, they...

The Boynton Beach Recreation and Parks Department's Senior Center, at 128 E. Ocean Ave., is hosting the semiannual Senior Health Fair from 9 a.m. to noon on Sept. 20. Seniors who attend will get entertainment, free appetizers and shakes by DiY Yogurt. There will be free vision testing,...

On Thursday, November 14, 2013, the Armed Forces History Museum – in conjunction with Senior Voice of America – will be hosting a Senior Expo.  From 10 AM to 3 PM, a number of vendors will be on hand throughout the museum with helpful product and service...

Dozens of Florida teenagers gathered to learn about living healthy. Nearly a hundred people came out to the statewide youth retreat hosted by United Healthcare and Florida 4H. The retreat included a competition to teach the teens about eating healthy and exercising. They were divided into...